Given Name ALODIA

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Possibly from a Visigothic name derived from the Germanic elements alja "other, foreign" and aud "riches, wealth". Saint Alodia was a 9th-century Spanish martyr with her sister Nunilo.

Categories

martyrs, saints
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Élodie (French), Elodia (Spanish)

Sources & References

  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names (1990)